Conclusion Footnotes & Links

1 is a good introductory discussion of issues and trends that the scholar should be aware of. is a compendium of many current tools being used (most of which are free or open source).

2 However, Matthew Jockers (2014), Text Analysis with R for Students of Literature, Cham, Switzerland: Springer International and Elijah Meeks (2014), D3.js in Action, Shelter Island, NY: Manning Publications are good places to start.

3 Jennifer Rutner and Roger C. Schonfeld (December 10, 2012), Supporting the Changing Research Practices of Historians, Ithaka S+R, modules/contrib/pubdlcnt/pubdlcnt.php?file= files/reports/supporting-the-changing-research-practices-of-historians.pdf&nid=532.

4 Damian Shiels (31 May 2014), “Visualising the Impact of the American Civil War in Ireland with Palladio” Irish in the American Civil War, available online at See also Clare Jensen, Kaitlyn Sisk and Aaron Braunstein “Using Palladio to Visualize Ads,” Digital History Methods, available online at A round-up of other uses of Palladio is presented by Mark Braude (30 June 2014), “Check out the latest version of the Palladio dataviz plat- form from Humanities + Design @ Stanford,” HASTAC,

5 Jim Clifford, Josh MacFadyen and Daniel Macfarlane, The Geospatial Historian: Open HGIS Lessons and Resources, available online at

6 Jennifer Bonnell and Marcel Fortin (eds) (2014) Historical GIS Research in Canada, Calgary: University of Calgary Press.

7 Bethany Nowviskie (8 Jan 2012), “Two and a half cheers for the lunaticks,”, available online at

8 Sean Takats (7 February 2013), “A Digital Humanities Tenure Case, Part 2: letters and committees,” The Quintessence of Ham,

9 Todd Presner (2012), “How to Evaluate Digital Scholarship,” Journal of Digital Humanities, 1(4),